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Eclipse visible in Beijing – Oct 28, 1939 Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the Oct 28, 1939 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Saturday, October 28, 1939

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsOct 28 at 11:44 AM358°North38.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsOct 28 at 12:56 PM19°North-northeast36.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 2:36 PM44°Northeast26.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 4:17 PM63°East-northeast11.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 28 at 5:21 PM74°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BeijingOct 28 at 5:24 PM74°East-northeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Beijing would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 5:28 PM75°East-northeast1.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Beijing.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Beijing (CST - China Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Beijing

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Beijing
Looks like in
Beijing
Path of the eclipse
Jan 30 / Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 14, 1934SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19 / Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8 / Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 19, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3 / May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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